The largest cultural complex west of the Mississippi, Balboa Park is called the “Smithsonian of the West” for the number of cultural institutions within the park. Built for temporary use during the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in San Diego, the buildings here are beautiful enough to be considered attractions in themselves. But the real draw is…
While Taronga Zoo might not have the most amazing collection of animals or the most stunning of enclosures, it has a view that is unmatched. Appropriately named, Taronga is an Aboriginal word meaning beautiful view.
South East of Sydney, on the northern side of Botany Bay, lies a small island named Bare Island. Sitting unassumingly as a rocky outcrop, Bare Island is modestly steeped in history.
Disneyland is synonymous with Southern California and theme park culture. Is it really the Happiest Place on Earth? With rising prices and never before seen crowd levels, why do we keep going back?
25 miles south-east of Las Vegas, in the middle of the desert south-west, sits an engineering marvel. The Hoover Dam, built during the Great Depression of the 1930’s, spans the border between Nevada and Arizona and plays host to over a million visitors each year.
Founded in 1984, the Monterey Bay Aquarium is located at the end of Cannery Row in Monterey Bay, California and the Jellyfish exhibit is second to none. The aquarium and its exhibits are widely popular and have an annual attendance of 1.8 million visitors.